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2011-02-28 08:59:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that Chlorine Engineers Corp, LTD, has been selected as process technology provider and engineering contractor for the previously announced new chlor-alkali plant being constructed at its vinyls manufacturing complex in Geismar, Louisiana. The project is targeted for start-up in the second half of 2013 and will be partially funded by the Gulf Opportunity Zone bonds issued by the company. The...

2011-02-17 21:54:28

How does a Michigan State University scientist fuel his enthusiasm for chemistry after 60 years? By discovering a new energy source, of course. This week, SiGNa Chemistry Inc. unveiled its new hydrogen cartridges, which provide energy to fuel cells designed to recharge cell phones, laptops and GPS units. The green power source is geared toward outdoor enthusiasts as well as residents of the Third World, where electricity in homes is considered a luxury. "SiGNa has created an inherently safe...

2011-02-15 07:55:00

Physicists propose beaming laser at atmospheric sodium to measure global magnetic field Mapping the Earth's magnetic field "“ to find oil, track storms or probe the planet's interior "“ typically requires expensive satellites. University of California, Berkeley, physicists have now come up with a much cheaper way to measure the Earth's magnetic field using only a ground-based laser. The method involves exciting sodium atoms in a layer 90 kilometers above the surface and measuring...

2011-02-15 00:02:50

PowerTrekk by myFC is first portable electronics charger for outdoor enthusiasts and innovators for emerging markets New York, NY (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 SiGNa Chemistry today announced that its proprietary mobile-H2â“ž¢ cartridges which will deliver clean H2 gas instantly for myFC's PowerTrekk, a wireless rechargeable power source for portable electronics, on demonstration at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. SiGNa's...

2011-02-11 06:10:00

UPDATED Two different studies presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference on Wednesday have linked both diet soda and salty foods to an increased risk of stroke and other vascular events. The Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS), a study that included subjects from various ethnic groups in Manhattan, revealed that those who consumed diet sodas on a daily basis had a 61% higher chance of experiencing vascular events than those who completely abstained from...

2011-02-09 13:42:38

Even if you drink diet soda "” instead of the sugar variety "” you could still have a much higher risk of vascular events compared to those who don't drink soda, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2011. In findings involving 2,564 people in the large, multi-ethnic Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS), scientists said people who drank diet soda every day had a 61 percent higher risk of vascular events than those who...

2011-02-08 00:00:00

FOX ISLAND, Wash., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Hawk Exploration, (OTCM: BHWX), a diversified Gold, Silver, Lithium, Oil and Gas exploration company, is pleased to announce it is the successful bidder on three contiguous potassium and associated chlorides (LITHIUM) leases located within the prolific Paradox Salt Basin, San Juan County, State of Utah. The BHWX leases encompass nearly 2,000 acres of the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) tracts of subsurface...

2011-02-03 13:39:00

DALLAS, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the lead up to the Big Game, the City of Dallas is pulling out all the stops to clean up graffiti on both public and private property. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/LA67770LOGO) The City engaged a number of local businesses to assist in a "Graffiti Abatement Program" which has been running for a number of weeks. Dallas officials ensured proposed cleaning methods would have no adverse environmental impact on the city. As part of...

2011-02-02 09:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released this week, have everyone scrambling to translate the recommendations into their daily meal planning. However, a recent survey of registered dietitians (RDs) conducted by Pollock Communications, a leader in healthcare, food and nutrition PR, reveals that although over half of RDs rank sodium as negatively as saturated or trans fat, it will be challenging for Americans to adhere to a lower sodium diet....

2011-02-01 00:37:22

The guidelines may worsen, not improve, the obesity crisis because people will consume more calories just to satisfy their innate salt appetite. Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) January 31, 2011 The federal government's new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released Monday, drastically reduce sodium as a way to combat hypertension, ignoring recent research that suggests obesity, not salt, is the main culprit in rising blood pressure rates. The guidelines, if followed, could have negative...

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2005-05-26 09:33:48

Lithium is the chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. In the periodic table, it is located in group 1, among the alkali metals. Lithium in its pure form is a soft, silver white metal, that tarnishes and oxidizes very rapidly in air and water. It is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and serves as a component in some drugs known as mood stabilizers. Notable characteristics Lithium is the lightest metal and has a density...

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